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Marriott bombing: Wily HUJI chief still at large
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Qari Saifullah Akhtar, the Harkat-ul-Jehad-e-Islami (HuJI) chief suspected of involvement in the Marriott Hotel suicide bombing - and of masterminding the Oct 18, 2007 suicide attack on former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's welcome procession in Karachi - is still at large, a media report Tuesday said.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 4:16:16 PM

Roadside bombing kills officials in Afghanistan
Kandahar, Sep 23 (Xinhua) Two Afghan officials were killed and four of their security officers wounded when a roadside bomb struck their vehicle Monday evening in this southern province, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 2:32:45 PM

Pakistan says it's making all efforts to recover kidnapped diplomat
Islamabad, Sep 23 (DPA) Pakistan has assured Afghanistan that it is making earnest efforts to recover the Afghan ambassador-designate who was abducted in the north-western city of Peshawar, a foreign ministry statement said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 2:23:17 PM

Pakistan probes mystery of US Marines' steel boxes in Marriott
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistani authorities are trying to 'solve the riddle' of US Marines and their mysterious steel cases that were shifted to the Marriott Hotel four days before it was razed in the worst terrorist attack in the federal capital, a media report Tuesday said.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 1:57:09 PM

Islamabad shaken, but Marriott firms resolve to reopen
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) With only nine days to go for Eid, the markets are empty and so are the restaurants with dread clamping down on the festive spirit. But in the proverbial Phoenix that will rise from the ashes of Pakistan's worst terror attack, the Marriott Hotel was Tuesday already beginning the process of getting back on its feet.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 1:24:49 PM

Accept US help to probe Marriott blast: Pakistani editorials
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistan should not shy away from accepting US help to probe the devastating suicide bombing at the Marriott Hotel here last Saturday that killed 53 people and injured hundreds more, editorials in two leading English dailies said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 12:17:05 PM

Nine troops killed in Pakistan suicide bombing
Peshawar, Sep 22 (DPA) At least nine army troops were killed Monday in a suicide attack in northwest Pakistan, officials said.

Monday, September 22, 2008 11:50:02 PM

Three soldiers killed in suicide attack in Pakistan
Peshawar, Sep 22 (DPA) At least three army troops were killed Monday in a suicide attack in northwest Pakistan, officials said.

Monday, September 22, 2008 11:31:01 PM

Unknown outfit claims responsibility for Pakistan blast
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) An unknown organization calling itself Fediane Islam has taken responsibility for the powerful suicide bombing at the Hotel Marriott here that killed 53 people including the Czech Republic's ambassador and two US marines and injured 250 Saturday evening.

Monday, September 22, 2008 10:15:49 PM

Afghan envoy kidnapped in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Afghanistan's Consulate General to Pakistan, Abdul Khaliq Farahi, was kidnapped Monday evening by gunmen disguised as begggars who seized him in the country's volatile tribal region after killing his driver, the police said.

Monday, September 22, 2008 9:12:18 PM

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